During the home opener on Tuesday, Senator defenceman Sergei Gonchar was booed almost as loudly and as often as was Dany Heatley. It that keeps up for all this season and next, through the end of Gonchar’s contract here, it’s certain to become wearing. It’s not fun, said MacLean, who was also jeered during his [...]

The Nikita Filatov experiment didn’t last long: Just two games. Two days after he was a healthy scratch for the season’s third game, against the Minnesota Wild, the 21-year-old mercurial Russian left wing was re-assigned to Binghamton. Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray had hoped Filatov would find himself, after testing the patience of the [...]